”Artistic creation, after all, is not subject to absolute laws, valid from age to age; since it is related to the more general aim of mastery of the world, it has an infinite number of facets, the link that connect man with his vital activity; and even if the path towards knowledge is unending, no step that takes man nearer to a full understanding of the meaning of his existence can be too small to count.” - Andrei Tarkovsky
— Paul Celan, Corona (via justanotherline)
Adele Exarchopoulos photographed by Theodora Richter
— John Cassavetes (via bbook)
Favorite Films: Persona (1966)
You know what I thought when I saw your film that night? When I came home I saw myself in the mirror and thought: we’re alike. Don’t misunderstand me, you’re much prettier, but we are alike in a way. I think I could turn myself into you. If I made a real effort.
— Andrei Tarkovsky, from “Against Interpretation: An interview with Andrei Tarkovsky,” Framework no. 14, 1981 (via sirilaf)
This little girl lived in an orphanage in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Her eyes, ringed with kohl, speak volumes about her short life.
Nepalese Hindu women rest at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Katmandu on Sept. 8, 2013. During the festival, married Hindu women observe day-long fast and pray for their husbands and a happy married life while those unmarried pray for a good husband.
[Credit : Niranjan Shrestha/AP]